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FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
the first presidential debate both president obama and governor mitt romney are hard at work on their final preps. we'll have an update from the campaign trail next. gregg: there are plans to hold peace talk with the taliban and they've now collapsed, this as nato commander's try to find a new way to boost stability in the region as forces begin to head home. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has the details from the pentagon. how seriously did the u.s. military take these peace talks with the taliban. >> not very. this was essentially a state-department-led idea from with some backing from the white house and the president's national security advisers over at the white house when richard holbrooke was still alive as ambassador and envoy to pakistan he backed the idea because many military commander's believed you could not shoot yourself out of this war, out of the war in afghanistan. the pentagon also never believed that they could negotiate he with elements loyal to mullah omar or the a cane the aquani network. the pentago taliban doesn't specialize in talking but in
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 11:00am EDT
battleground of virginia. governor romney and president obama both expected to speak there shortly. plus the obama administration insists sanctions are working to keep iran's nuclear ambitions in check. others have serious doubts. what happens if the doubters are right? in the race for the white house do the polls paint a fair picture? is there media bias? our "news watch" panel weighs in. all new, all live is "happening now." jon: welcoming jenna lee back from italy. i have hope you had a good --. jenna: our friends maya and pat had an amazing wedding. congratulations to them. back to work today. jon: big day on the campaign trail for the candidates today. we have every angle covered. touchdown tore football fans. i'm jon scott. jenna: i'm jenna lee. first the headline today is that the strike is over. the nfl and the referees union reaching what some are describing as a tentative labor agreement. we'll see if it sticks. this after one of the most tumultuous starts to any starting professional sports season we've seen in recent history. the new agreement puts the pro refs back in
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am EDT
in missouri. think about moments and things, both ryan and romney plan to do --. gregg: todd akin does not stand for the republican party. you know that. he doesn't represent the republican. >> started with planned parenthood. some taxpayers don't want to pay for everyone's birth control and planned parenthood. i don't think that was true. gregg: we have to move on. voters, you know for several years tended to prefer split power in washington, d.c. take a look at this poll now, again "the wall street journal" just out, for the first time in the journal's polling going back to the mid 1980s, majority of voters, 52% pulled their support behind one party rule? is that a sign americans are absolutely fed up with partisanship ship and gridlock and is that kind of a slap at republican party? >> there is sign of some of that. also as the poll points out, this happens a little closer to a general election because both sides, both sides the partisans harden up say we want our guys in power of everything. but i would remind everyone democrats had power for two years. they had at one point a
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am EDT
behind in both. we were laughing about the expectations setting on both sides but, governor romney has to shake things up, wednesday night, doesn't he. >> he is going to. every time mitt romney has been confronted in this campaign with one of these moments he has come through in a debate and performed extraordinarily well, laying out his vision very clearly and also contrasting himself and his vision with whoever his opponent was at that time. i have absolute confidence, george, all you will be shaking your head it is a brand new race. jenna: new jersey governor chris christie, making a bold prediction, how about that? the bold prediction related to the first presidential debate saying governor mitt romney's performance against the president could very well change the entire race. but how important are presidential debates and how much do they really shape the outcome in november? we heard a lot. joining me someone who has done research on polling impact of past debates. larry sabato, director of center for politics at the university of virginia. larry, historically speaking how bi
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 8:00am PDT
. gregg: it is so on, the president and mitt romney hun h u.n. kering down to get ready as both sides say the media is on the side of the other guy. jenna: we will tell you where dangerous storms, even tornadoes could be on the way. the latest from the fox news extreme weather center. gregg: surprise, more trouble with the law involving lindsay lohan, this time a congressional staffer at the center of the real life drama for lindsey. brand-new stories, breaking news on a new hour of "happening now." jenna: lindsay lohan in politics, is that where we're starting off today? gregg: a little something for everybody today. new political fallout from the deadly terror attack on our consulate in libya, the obama administration still struggling to get its stories straight. welcome to a second hour of "happening now" i'm gregg jarrett in for jon scott today. jenna: i'm jenna lee. this is a constantly changing situation, they are keeping up with the investigation. the sunday talk shows taking a close look at how the white house handled the attack that killed our ambassador and three other
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 8:00am PDT
. obviously, both running mates are after each other. is romney getting backup for his attacks from his running mate? >> reporter: oh, getting a lot of backup from his running mate, paul ryan, who was in lima, ohio, for you fans of "glee". he's in cincinnati taking on the replacement referees from last night's game, but he's also taking on the obama administration on foreign policy drawing contrasts or comparisons, rather, between the obama administration and the waiting years of the carter administration. listen to this. >> turn on the tv, and it reminds you of 1979 tehran, but they're burning our flags in capitals all around the world. they're storming our embassies. we've lost four of our diplomats. and what is the signal that our government is sending the rest of the world? >> reporter: and you go to hear a lot of that for the rest of the week, too, as they are on the road together and apart. ryan also has some fundraisers to go to this evening, they're still trying to cut down the number of fundraisers they're doing and increase the number of campaign events. here in ohio it's diff
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 8:00am PDT
a crucial toss upstate, president obama and governor romney both campaigning in the same battleground state today. we'll take you straight to ohio and talk about the strategies there, plus violent protests in two european capitols. latest fall outs from efforts to slash out of control government spending. what the street battles you're seeing across the pond there mean for our economic future. and finding justice for an american couple murdered in a tropical paradise. it's all happening now. and back to the big story of the day, iranian mahmoud ahmadinejad getting set to address the u.n. general assembly. hello, everyone, i'm arthe arthel nevel in for jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. mahmoud ahmadinejad delivering what is expected to be his final speech to the u.n. as president of the islamic republic. this caps a week of belligerent receipt particular. on tuesday he called for a new world order, free from what he calls american bullying. all this has governor mitt romney and the republican national committee hit the president hard on foreign policy, releasing a scathing at
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 8:00am PDT
nominee mitt romney and president obama. both candidates campaigning across the battleground state of virginia. governor romney in springfield, mr. obama in virginia beach. it is the third time in a week they are both hitting the same stage. shane deapril is the editor of campaigns and elections magazine. democrats are pretty confident about virginia this time. should they be, shane? >> we've seen some dueling polls out of virginia. there are some that show the president with a clear lead. some show the contest quite a bit tighter. but i think what you're seeing with amount of time both campaigns are spending in virginia it is such a key state when it comes to the electoral college calculation for both campaigns. essentially in my sort of electoral college predictor i have president obama at 237 electoral votes right now. so that means the three really big swing states, ohio, virginia, and florida, they could be really killers for mitt romney if he can't find a way to wrestle two of those away from president obama. if the president manages to get florida and virginia in his column,
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
. good to see you both. mary katherine, the president, however has a commanding lead among women. why is that? what is he going to do about it? what is romney going to do about it and is romney going to try to address that tonight? >> well i think in 2010 there was a swing towards republicans among independents and among women. the republicans actually won them in 2010. i think that freaks democrats out rightly and they went on the rampage on this messaging, you heard the war on women theme all summer long which was mostly fabricated and, i think it had some success. they have been worried about, mitt romney doesn't have to win women. what he has to do is peel off some of obama's voters. they were rightly trying to shore that up. i think that is what he is up against. but i think showing them on the debate stage, look, i'm a guy who is confident, who is smart, who can discuss the eschews. i think you can make some progress with those undecided women. gregg: juan, want to show you a couple of swing state polls. these are important states. we're talking about florida and virginia. now t
FOX News
Sep 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
on the part of both president obama and his republican challenger, mitt romney, to have a serious second look at sanctions, to try to figure out what additional economic measures are necessary to bring iran's nuclear program to heel. i think that, to a large extempt, is going to determine whether there is military action against iran. quite simply, the sanctions we've applied so far are not having the requisite impact on iran, and more needs to be done. jenna: that was a very interesting editorial in the ine washington post" this week, you said just to review for our viewers, the sanctions are working in some ways, they're not working in others, and can they need to be enforced greater, in your opinion. let's talk about what the american people should expect or trust in this process. you know, why should the american people trust diplomacy when it comes to iran? has there been any evidence that sanctions or diplomacy in the past has worked with this regime and this country? >> well, those are two separate things, and it's clear that diplomacy, at least as attempted by this adminis
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